Jon Bernthal Biography

Jon Bernthal is American actor. He was born on September 20, 1976 in Washington, D.C., United States as Jonathan Edward Bernthal. Jon became popular for his television role as Shane Walsh on the AMC series The Walking Dead. He is also famous for his role as the Punisher in the Netflix series Dardevil and The Punisher.

Jon Bernthal movies list includes titles like The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), fury (2014), Sicario (2015), The Accountant (2016), Wind River (2017) and Baby Driver (2017).

Jon Bernthal Height and Weight

Bernthal is 1.8m or 5 feet 11 inches tall and he weighs 84 kg or 185 lbs. due to his regular workout, Jon is athletic build and has dark brown eyes and hair. Due to various incidents and fights, Jon has broken his nose more than a dozen of times. This has given him his trademark crooked nose appearance.


Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie and Jon Bernthal in “The Wolf of Wall Street”

While preparing for The Punisher, Bernthal had to adopt an intensive workout regime with a personal trainer.

Jon Bernthal Age

Jon is 41 years old. He was born on 20th of September 1976.

Jon Bernthal Net Worth

American actor’s Jon Bernthal net worth is $8 million. He was earning income of $80,000 per episode while he was on The Walking Dead series.

Early Childhood and Education

Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington, D.C. His mother’s name is Joan (Marx) and his father is Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. Jon’s grandfather was musician Murray Bernthal.


Jon Bernthal

He studied at Skidmore College in New York and after that went to the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia. In his college days, Jon was active in sports. While he lived in Russia, Jon used to play professional baseball in the European professional baseball federation. He played as a catcher for a Russian baseball team.

The director of Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at the American Repertory noticed Bernthal while he was studying in Moscow. So he invited Jon to obtain M.F.A. there, which Bernthal accepted.

He graduated in 2002 and has performed in more than 30 plays and a great number of television series and movies since. Furthermore, Jon Bernthal launched his own theater company, Fovea Floods in Manhattan, New York City.

Jon Bernthal Movies and TV Series

Jon’s professional career on screen began with the award-winning independent film “Mary/Mary”. He has also appeared in numerous productions off-Broadway and regionally.

Furthermore, Jon Bernthal appeared as a guest star on multiple television shows, like “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”, “CSI: Miami”, “Boston Legal”, “Eastwick”,  “Without a Trace”, “Jonny Zero”, “Law and Order: SVU”, “The Class” and “The Pacific”.


Jon Bernthal in “The Walking Dead”

He also appeared many films like “Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding”, “World Trade Center”, “The Air I Breathe”, and “Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian”. From 2010 to 2012 he starred as Shane Walsh on the television show, “The Walking Dead”. More recently, Jon Bernthal has starred in popular TV series “The Punisher (2017)” where he plays Marine veteran Frank Castle whose family was murdered. He has only one goal in life: to avenge their death.

Jon Bernthal Wife and Family

John Bernthal is married to Erin Angle. The couple married on September 25 2010 after a couple years of dating.  They have three children: Adeline Bernthal, Henry Bernthal and Billy Bernthal. They are two, four and six years old.  There is not much information available about actor’s children. He manages to keep his privacy pretty secretive. Also, not much is known about Jonathan Bernthal wife Erin Angle. She is keeping her profile low, staying away from the spotlight and taking care of their three children at home. It doesn’t seem that Jon Bernthal wife likes publicity. She rarely appears at the red carpet events with her husband. Jon Bernthal wife is not active on social media. She doesn’t manage public Facebook account and it’s hard to see her and kids’ photos unless on her husband’s Instagram.


Jon Bernthal and Erin Angle on their wedding

The family happily resides in Los Angeles, California. They sold their Venice cottage for almost $2 million.

Ethnicity and Nationality

Bernthal belongs to white ethnicity with Polish ancestry on his father’s side. At the same time, he belongs to German descent from mother’s side. In addition, Jon Bernthal is also of Jewish and Russian origin. His nationality is American.

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Born:,September 20 1976
Net Worth:,$8 million
Salary:,$80000 per episode “The Walking Dead” series
Hair Color:,Black
Eye Color:,Dark Brown
Height:,1.8m or 5 fe 11 in
Weight:,84 kg or 185 lbs
Married to:,Erin Angle
Affair with:,N/A
Children:,3 (Adeline Bernthal – Henry Bernthal – Billy Bernthal)
Birth Sign:,Virgo
Education:,Skidmore College in New York – Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia

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